Come learn stranded color work and make a keepsake holiday ornament. You will choose from two shapes, then select one of the charted designs or create your own.
Level: Advanced beginner to intermediate. You need to know how to cast on, make increases and decreases and have some experience knitting in the round.
- Stranded knitting
- Changing colors
- Jogless stripes
- Pattern for Balls Up or Fancy Balls on Ravelry
- Two or more colors of fingering weight yarn–small amounts are fine
- US 2 or 3 dpns (26 st = 4″ for Fancy Balls or 32 sts/42 r = 4″ for Balls Up). Optional: 12” circular in the same size for the body of Balls Up.
- Tapestry needle
- Optional: 7 cm polystyrene balls to fill round ornaments; fiberfill stuffing will be provided for one ornament